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William Villanova



Frank E. Campbell- The Funeral Chapel

William Villanova has served for 25 years as a Funeral Director for New Yorkers and Connecticuters/Nutmeggers in times of grief, loss, and memoriam. As President of the renowned Frank E. Campbell – The Funeral Chapel of New York City, and the New York State Funeral Directors Association, Villanova is a multi-year recipient of the National Funeral Directors Association Pursuit of Excellence and Best of the Best Awards. He is also one of few honored to receive the Silver Lifesaving Medal from the United States Coast Guard for his heroic actions.

Villanova’s dedication as a human services professional has not only provided personal recognition and appreciation but also cemented the nationally famous Frank E. Campbell – The Funeral Chapel of Manhattan as the gold standard in celebration of life services. Whether intimate or extravagant, William Villanova’s implementation of quality tailored family tribute services sets the highest benchmark.

For over thirty years, Mr. Villanova served three terms as an elected official, fulfilling leadership roles on the executive boards of several successful professional fraternal, civic, municipal, athletic, political, firematic, and not-for-profit organizations. Following his third term, Villanova shifted his energy to devote more time to family, career, and community. A leader, expert, and member of the Hudson Valley Community College Mortuary Science Advisory Board, Villanova is well sought after for his knowledge and experience and continues to share, mentor, and promote the highest standards of funeral service; through consultation, speaking engagements, and as contributing author.